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University of South Carolina

701 S. Main Street
Columbia, SC 29208
(803) 777-6605

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: March 1
Application Fee: $60
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 49.8% 58.6%
LSAT Score (Median) 155 155
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 153-157 152-157
GPA (Median) 3.41 3.28
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.19-3.65 3.00-3.56
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: SC SC
School's bar passage rate: 76.4% 78.8%
State overall bar passage rate: 71.8% 73.4%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +4.6% +5.4%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 42.5% 38.1%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 79.7% 74.8%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $29,608 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $54,502 N/A
Room and Board: $13,666 $12,957
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 70.2% 65.7%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $21,998 $21,206
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $99,118 $85,006
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 79.6% 77.6%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 630 618
Men: 52.9% 57.0%
Women: 47.0% 43.0%
White: 79.2% N/A
Black: 9.4% N/A
Hispanic: 4.9% N/A
Asian: 1.3% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 8.3 : 1 13.3 : 1
Total Faculty: 108 NA
Male: 63.9% N/A
Female: 36.1% N/A
Minority: 7.4% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $65,000 $70,000
Public Sector (Median): $47,639 $45,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 349,352 563,286